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IM Essentials

 
IM Essentials

IM Essentials was designed specifically for use in the Internal Medicine Clerkship and to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 exam.

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IM Essentials Features

The next generation of MKSAP® for Students & Internal Medicine Essentials for Students.

IM Essentials consists of two print books and an online program, covering the key topics and concepts in internal medicine. Free access to the online program is included with the purchase of either print book, or it can purchased separately.

Text

106 Chapters covering the core content of internal medicine.

Questions

Over 500 clinically-based, MKSAP-style, self-assessment questions.

Online

A dynamic online program containing the full content of both print books with exclusive features.

Digital Flashcards

Review over 1,000 digital cards.

 

 

Study

Prepare for the Internal Medicine Clerkship & USMLE Step 2.

Covering the key topics and concepts in the core medicine clerkship through textbook chapters and self-assessment questions.

 
See who's prepared for the Internal Medicine Clerkship and who needs IM Essentials!
  • Developed by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM)
  • Created by over 90 internal medicine clerkship directors and edited by a world-class editorial team.
  • Content Linked in IM Essentials Text to the self-assessment questions in IM Essentials Questions.
  • Detailed critiques, key points, and a reference are included for each question.
  • Review using Exam Mode to simulate test day and receive the results at the end or Study Mode, which provides the answers as you work through the exam.
  • Compare Peer Statistics to other IM Essentials Online users and view your dashboard to judge how you are progressing.
 

 

Enhanced Online Features

Integrating the content of the books into an interactive, web-based resource.

These resources are included with the purchase of either book or when buying IM Essentials Online separately.

Custom Quiz

Create customized tests based on specific subject areas.

Digital Flashcards

Review hundreds of key points for the Internal Medicine Boards in a mobile-friendly format.

Document Your Learning

Create and send progress reports to clerkship directors, faculty, or others.

Peer Comparison

Track your progress and see how it compares to other IM Essentials Online users.

 

 

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IM Essentials Text

106 chapters covering the core content of internal medicine.

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IM Essentials Questions

Over 500 clinically based self-assessment questions.

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IM Essentials Online

A dynamic online program containing the full content of both books.

Starting at $44.95
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IM Essentials Text

IM Essentials Digital Question Example

IM Essentials Text is an abbreviated internal medicine textbook for medical students organized by traditional internal medicine topics. It is created specifically to provide the appropriate breadth and depth of coverage of key internal medicine topics in an 8- or 12-week clerkship or longitudinal rotation. Specific features include the following:

  • 106 chapters (7 new chapters since the last edition)
  • More than 250 differential diagnosis tables and treatment algorithms
  • Over 150 color plates, imaging studies, and electrocardiograms
  • Associated self-assessment questions linked to each chapter, available in IM Essentials Questions with direct digital links to IM Essentials Online

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IM Essentials Questions

IM Essentials Digital Question Example

IM Essentials Questions is a self-assessment question book that uses clinically based, MKSAP-style questions to assess mastery of important internal medicine concepts and identify areas in which additional study is needed. Specific features include the following:

  • Over 500 MKSAP-style best single answer multiple-choice medical questions
  • Detailed critiques explaining why options are correct or incorrect
  • Succinct key points with each question to summarize the important take-home messages
  • A bibliographic reference for each question for medical students to pursue additional study

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IM Essentials Online

IM Essentials Digital Question Example

Integrating the content of the books into an electronic resource.

These resources are included with the purchase of either book or is available for purchase separately.

  • A dynamic online program containing the full content of both books with the ability to dynamically switch between text and associated questions
  • Over 1,000 digital flashcards, the ability to create custom quizzes, view peer statistics, and more
  • IM Essentials Online only is available if you do not wish to receive the print books

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IM Essentials Online

IM Essentials Online Question Example

Included free with the purchase of IM Essentials Text or IM Essentials Questions, or available as a standalone purchase.

IM Essentials Online is the digital version of IM Essentials that integrates the content of IM Essentials Text and IM Essentials Questions into a mobile-friendly, electronic resource offering several specific features particularly useful to internal medicine clerkship directors and students:

  • Available for use on multiple devices (desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) as a learning resource for students across different sites on distributed clerkships.
  • Text and self-assessment questions are electronically linked to allow immediate switching back and forth between questions and supporting textbook content to facilitate learning.
  • A custom quiz function allows users to create quizzes using the self-assessment questions in subspecialty areas assigned by the clerkship director for individual study or in areas requiring additional study.
  • Includes access to over 1,000 digital flashcards derived from the core content of IM Essentials for students to reinforce key factual content. The IM Essentials Flashcard app was named one of the best new medical apps by MedPage Today.
  • A "Document Your Learning" function allows students to submit reports on assigned self-assessment questions to the clerkship director for review, or can be used by individual students to track their own learning.
  • Students are provided with data concerning their performance on self-assessment questions compared to other users of IM Essentials Online to assess topic areas in which additional focus may be needed.

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Digital Flashcards

Digital Flashcards

The IM Essentials Flashcard app was named one of the best new medical apps by MedPage Today.

Access to over 1,000 digital flashcards derived from the core content of IM Essentials for students to reinforce key factual content.

IM Essentials - Digital Flashcards

Digital Flashcards

The IM Essentials Flashcard app was named one of the best new medical apps by MedPage Today.

Over 1,000 Digital Flashcards help you review key points for the Internal Medicine Boards.

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Mark incorrect answers and try them again later
  • Create your own custom sets

To get free access to Digital Flashcards, order IM Essentials Online.

IM Essentials - Digital Flashcards

Digital Flashcards

Additional Study Tools

Hundreds of Digital Flashcards help you review key points for the Internal Medicine Boards.

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Mark incorrect answers and try them again later
  • Create your own custom sets

To get free access to Digital Flashcards, order IM Essentials Online.

IM Essentials - Custom Quiz

Custom Quiz

Additional Study Tools

How it works in four easy steps:

  1. Select Study or Exam mode.
  2. Select subject area(s).
  3. Choose question difficulty and whether to include previously answered questions.
  4. Choose the number of questions.

IM Essentials was developed by ACP and the CDIM to help students prepare for the Internal Medicine Clerkship and USMLE Step 2.